Marlborough Tramping Club

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NOTICES AND ITINERARY

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ITINERARY FOR June- July - August





 

 

 

     Visitors  are most welcome to join us on our  tramps.   

  

Important details of what to do and what to take are below the itinerary.






 




 
JUNE
Wed 1 The Snout: Out along beach and back along ridge BQ 29 Easy Sue McKenzie 577 7001 8.30am $6

Wed 8 Cullen Creek Track to Saddle BQ 28 Mod Sue McKenzie 577 7001 7.30am $13

Sun 12 Beeby’s Knob BR 25 Mod Tizzy Pollard 027 316 0691  7am $20

Wed 15 Mt Freeth (Picton) BQ28 Easy / Easy + Jane Minto 578 7441 8.30am $6

Sun 19 Bike Trip: Seddon: Saltworks, Yealands and Waireka Phone Rachel Kenny for more details
578 7612

Tues 21 Wed 22 Speargrass Hut: ‘Tiaras and Tails’ Mid Year Celebration
Phone Alistair Matthews 578 2683 for details $20

Sun 26 Spray River BR 27 Easy + Linda Le Sueur 578 2635 8am $15

Wed 29 Private Property (Medway ) BS 28 Easy+ / Mod Jane Minto 578 7441 7.30am $13

JULY
Sun 3 Mt Duppa BQ 27 Mod Steven Grant 570 5860 7.00am $16 

Wed 6  Mt Robert / Bushline Hut Circuit BS 24 Mod Sue McKenzie 577 7001 7am $20

Sun 10 Waihopai Saddle (Bounds Range) BR 27 Fitness Essential
Murray Chapman 572 4812 7am ? $18

Tue 12 COMMITTEE MEETING

Wed 13 Okiwi Bay -Half Moon Bay Circuit BT 28 Mod Brin Williman 578 8323 7am $20

Sun 17 Gordon’s Knob
(Tophouse) BR 25 Mod Alastair Matthews 578 2683 7am $20

Wed 20 Private Property  (Awatere) BR 28 Easy+/ Mod Jane Minto 578 7441 7. 30am $10

Sun 24 Private Property Taylor Pass area BR 28 Mod Jane Minto 578 7441 8.00am $5

Wed 27 Private Property  (Medway) BR 28 Mod Geoff Butcher 929 3299 7am $13

Sun 31 Private Property Awatere  Valley BS27 Easy + / Mod Jane Minto 578 7441 7am $18

AUG
Wed 3Private Property Awatere Valley  BR 28 Mod Paul Shipley 572 9347 7am $10

Sun 7 Mt Chrome BR 25 Mod+ Alistair Matthews 578 2683 7am $18

Wed 10 Private Property  (Kekerengu) BS 28 Mod Graham Coward 578 3545 7.30am $16

Sun 14 Powder Valley : Off Rainbow Ski Field Road BS 25 Mod / Mod +
Paul Shipley 572 9347 7am $20

Wed 17 Private Proerty Awatere BS27/ BR27 Easy + Linda Le Sueur 578 2635 7. 30am $12

Sun 21 Mt Fyffe: Up 4WD road and ridge to summit BT 27 Mod / Mod+
Bill Woollcombe 578 9360 7am $20

Wed 24 Rahotia (Port Underwood) BQ 29 Mod Sue McKenzie 577 7001 8am $10

Sun 28 Mt Boundary via Fork Spur BS 26 Mod + Murray Chapman 572 4812 7am $17

Wed 31 Lake Rotoroa exploration: A small scale adventure’
BR 24 Easy Alistair Matthews 578 2683 7am $22


 


 




 

 







                         



WHAT TO DO AND WHO TO CONTACT TO ENJOY A DAYS TRAMPING WITH MARLBOROUGH TRAMPING CLUB


  1. Leaders contact details  are listed against each trip and they will be able to provide you with further information about the trip if you require it. Otherwise use the contact form on the left of this page.
  2. Weekend tramps leave from Seymour Square.   Midweek tramps from Horton Park

  3. To book PLEASE contact the trip leader 3 DAYS prior to 1 day tramps and  at  least 7 DAYS before an extended trip.   Wednesday tramps -book by 8.30pm MONDAY 
  4.  Provide the trip leader with your name and phone number, and a contact number in case of any delay in returning from a trip, plus details of any relevant medical conditions.
  5. Under 14 year olds must be accompanied by an adult.

  6. Departure times are listed and we are generally back in Blenheim 4.30 -5 pm but as this cannot be guaranteed it doesn't pay to make important evening appointments on tramping days. 
  7. Transport costs  are also listed. You pay your driver or if taking your own vehicle your passengers will pay you. 
  8. Please ensure you CARRY YOUR OWN FIRST AID KIT, waterproofs, warm clothes, and adequate food/drink requirements.  Many of our trips are above the bush line where the weather can change dramatically in a short time so warm layers are essential.. Water is not always available so carry a plentiful supply.  
  9. Trips on private property only give the map number and general area to protect the privacy  of the landowners.
  10.   The  TOPO map numbers  listed can be viewed by following this link to topomap.co.nz
  11.   TRIP GRADING                                                               ALTITUDE RANGE                                                         DURATION

                                                                                              (vertical mtrs ascended)                                                     (Hours walking)            

Easy                                                                                                           250                                                                             5

Easy-Moderate                                                                                        500                                                                            6

Moderate                                                                                                   1000                                                                          7

Moderate +                                                                                                1000+                                                                        7
Fitness Essential                                                                                       Heaps!                                                                     Heaps!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
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